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2009 Porsche Cayman Coupe

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goodbye bmw
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By ricardo c
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2009 Porsche Cayman Coupe S 2dr Coupe (3.4L 6cyl 6M)


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I recently purchased a cayman S 09 and sold my bmw 3series. This Cayman is simply awesome. Its acceleration and handling is unlike any car I have ever driven. Additionally, the looks are superb. I just never get tired of looking at the car.


Favorite Features

handling , body style and looks


Suggested Improvements

none


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Cayman S PDK & Sports Chrono
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By Cayman S PDK
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2009 Porsche Cayman Coupe S 2dr Coupe (3.4L 6cyl 6M)


Review

We stopped by a Porsche dealership to test drive the 911 S. My wife saw the Cayman S, and she wanted to test drive it as well. We ended up with the mid-engine Cayman S. Best decision I've made.


Favorite Features

PDK, Sports Chrono, chassis, steering feel and handling, acceleration, bullet-proof feel, and the exterior looks looks looks. Not a rattle to be heard. Solidly built.


Suggested Improvements

Bi-Xenon headlights should be standard on a $77,000 car.


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Fun Car, But Not a Daily Driver
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By DeeM
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2009 Porsche Cayman Coupe 2dr Coupe (2.9L 6cyl 6M)


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The 2.9 L Cayman has plenty of power for the public roads with good low-end torque. Cabin space is limited while the rear window provides limited visibility. The exterior design grows on you and it is refreshing since the 911 has not changed much in its history. I had an issue with a missing key which took over 1 hour for the dealer to program. The passenger window does not close properly with automatic feature. I dislike Porsche dealers and salespeople - they think it's so special. It's expensive. The interior materials are top quality now with lots of leather, alcantara, and carpeting. Fit is solid with only a minor rattle from passenger side. Ride is very hard, especially with 19"


Favorite Features

Exterior design, Bi-Xenon Lights, Smooth shifting 6- speed gearbox, look of the 19" Carrera II wheels, Sound and Responsiveness from Flat-6 engine.


Suggested Improvements

More cabin space, Spare Tire Please, Better Radio and Speakers, I'd rather have 18" wheels for California roads.


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Cayman S 19 inch wheels
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By Anthony T
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2009 Porsche Cayman Coupe S 2dr Coupe (3.4L 6cyl 6M)


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Already own 1987 Porsche 930, have owned for 13 years. Drove new vette, new 911, sl 65, fell in love with cayman s, handles likes it's on rails, top end is very good for normally aspirated six. Pulls hard in every gear. Lots of low end grunt. Great looks. If you like 911s, this car will out handle any 911. Sounds awesome from in the car. Feels like it's carved out of a solid piece of granite. Very rugged little car.


Favorite Features

Handling, looks, sound -- everything.


Suggested Improvements

MORE POWER, TURBO CHARGE IT


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Nothing even comes close
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By anonimo
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2009 Porsche Cayman Coupe S 2dr Coupe (3.4L 6cyl 6M)


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Fantastic engine, brakes, chassis, steering, interior... this really is the finest true spots car value available. Had an Audi TTS and while it was a very capable and well-built sports car, it just didn't offer the the perfect balance and driving dynamics of the Cayman. And the beautiful curves of the exterior are very reminiscent of the classic 911s of the 80s and 90s. The Cayman has become the ultimate Porsche (and an especially exceptional value with current incentives!).


Favorite Features

Driving dynamics, exterior design, vault-solid chassis, PCM and upgraded audio system.


Suggested Improvements

Porsche needs to adopt Audi's three- tiered-package pricing model and dump the a-la-carte everything approach already! And certain things should simply be standard on a car of this caliber in the this price range (like xenon headlamps, real aluminum interior trim, etc.).


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